What COVID-19 means for people living in fragile places
COVID-19 is eroding progress in some of the world’s most fragile places, but by redoubling our efforts, we have an opportunity to reduce the pandemic’s impacts on the most vulnerable.
May 18, 2020
Desert locusts in East Africa: A plague of another order
As communities brace against COVID-19, a desert locust plague in East Africa threatens to drive hunger rates to unprecedented levels.
August 16, 2019
For working mothers in Ethiopia, a better life starts with affordable daycare
Finding affordable daycare is just another hurdle working mothers must overcome in Addis Ababa, the capital of and largest city in Ethiopia. One woman is committed to helping them.
July 03, 2019
Waiting for rain: Living in a dry season that never ends
In Ethiopia, two farmers fight to protect their grasslands in the face of climate change, leveraging the power of technology and collaboration to survive.
June 27, 2019
The facts: How we're fighting hunger in Ethiopia
Faced with another severe drought, millions of Ethiopians are struggling to get the food they need to survive. Why does this keep happening? Learn more about this recurring crisis and how we're helping families overcome it once and for all.
February 02, 2017
How investing in resilience helps fight drought
Mercy Corps and partners have been investing in building resilience for families affected by droughts. Their project report evaluates the positive effects of being resilience-focused in the face of a severe shock.